The Woodfield Area Children’s Organization serves hundreds
of disadvantaged children in the northwest and western suburbs.

W.A.C.O. was first conceived in 1979 and incorporated as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit group in 1993. We are an all-volunteer charity organization. A full 97 percent of the funds we raise go directly to help children.

W.A.C.O. Supports:
The Children’s Advocacy Center of North & NW Cook County
CAFE (Children and Family Education)
Children’s Home + Aid Society Child + Family Center
ECDEC (Early Childhood Development Enrichment Center)
FIND PI (Family Involvement Nurturing Development & Prevention Initiative)
Two Rivers Head Start – Elgin
U.S. Marine Corps Reserves Toys for Tots